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Casper Ghosts Moving to Grand Junction

The Rookie-level Casper (WY) Ghosts (Pioneer League) are indeed on their way to Grand Junction (CO).  Pending a vote by the Grand Junction City Council on Monday, the team will begin play at Suplizio Field, home of the JUCO World Series, in 2012.  The Grand Junction newspaper refers to the team as the Grand Junction Rockies, but maybe it wasn’t meant to be taken literally.  That said, the domain Continue reading

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Casper Mayor Wants Answers From Ghosts

The mayor of Casper (WY) wants Dick and Charlie Monfort, owners of the Rookie-level Casper Ghosts (Pioneer League) and MLB’s Colorado Rockies, to dispel or confirm growing rumors that the team is relocating to Grand Junction (CO) and Suplizio Field, home of the JUCO World Series.  Rumors have been swirling for some time that the team would eventually be moved Continue reading

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Grand Junction’s Suplizio Field to Get Upgrades, New Team on Deck?

Suplizio Field in Grand Junction (CO), the home of the JUCO World Series, is slated to receive a number of upgrades.  According to JUCO Chairman Jamie Hamilton, the improvements will keep the annual championship tournament at Suplizio for the next 25-years.  It could also open the door to a new minor league team, as Hamilton said he was approached eight months ago by an ownership group, but apparently the park Continue reading

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